Software-Defined Security (SDS) One of dozens of buzzwords making the rounds, software-defined security is an umbrella term for several related security approaches and solutions. Touted by enthusiasts as the “new wave of network security,” Software Defined Security is a flexible and increasingly popular way to secure data centers, workloads and containers. Software Defined Security enables administrators to deploy protocols company wide with easily adjustable network security maps from a software

Firewalls—they’re pretty boring, right? How many times have you yawned at the mention of these essential but unexciting devices? That might have been true in the past. But, did you know that even next-gen firewalls are subject to hype and might be on the road to extinction?   Hackers, Firewalls and AI For many IT admins and developers, a traditional firewall is a thing of the past—it’s vulnerable, inefficient and downright clunky. After all,

Welcome to another foray into VoIP-related technology and the hype that surrounds it. This time, we’re reviewing end-to-end encryption of phone calls, messages, video and audio VoIP content—what encryption is, how it works and who needs it. Different Levels of VoIP Security VoIP communications (phone calls, video and messaging) are being widely adopted to provide a higher level of protection needed for mobile communications. Proprietary VoIP implementations found in mobile

Threat Intelligence and Security Does your business want to set up or improve its threat intelligence security operations? If you find it more complicated that you thought, you have plenty of company. Many companies wanting to benefit from Threat Intelligence are learning a hard truth: setting up successful TI operations takes a lot more than subscribing to a TI service and running data feeds through a TI platform. So, what’s in the

More than 35 years ago, when biotech was young, the trade press bombarded readers with a litany of praise about the newest biological drugs, processes and medical treatments that biotech would bring to pass. As usual with high-tech product announcements, some of this verbiage was based on hope, not evidence. Long before Gartner established its IT HypeCycle, the biotech hype machine was working overtime. Reporting what different biological technologies could